Climatology of the ' instant occlusion' phenomenon for the Southern Hemisphere winter.

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Abstract

A five-winter satellite study of the 'instant occlusion' mode of extratropical cyclogenesis has been undertaken for the Southern Hemisphere oceans. The phenomenon shows a maximum frequency of occurrence over latitudes 30-55oS, where it is closely associated with the locations of the winter 'climatic fronts'. The longitudes of Australasia and the eastern Indian Ocean are particularly favored for 'instant occlusion' developments. -from Author

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)177-181
Number of pages5
JournalMonthly Weather Review
Volume109
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1981

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  • Atmospheric Science

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